Fighting Cock

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A cockfight is a blood sport between two roosters (cocks), held in a ring called a cockpit.

In Bali, the cockfights, known as tajen are forbidden since 1981 because government of Indonesia says it’s one of gambling, although it continues being practised in an ancient ritual to expel evil spirits called tabuh rah (“pouring blood”). The purpose of that cockfight is to spill blood. The spilled blood of the loser in the ground is offered to the evil spirits. In that ceremony women can not participate or even watch it.

– from wikipedia.

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